see, think, explore
How does it look? How does it make you feel? What thoughts are going through your head? What questions do you have?
This framework is the foundation to unlocking the creative potential of your employees; thinking and observing like an artist helps to tap into the part of the brain that is connected to innovation.
When you think visually, your mind becomes highly engaged and reacts differently to seek out new solutions or understanding. Working with the creative side of your brain enables you to process complex information and data much easier than with words or numbers.
Research suggests that if we hear something, we recall just 10% of it a few days later. But that goes up to 65% when paired with an image, making visual thinking an infinitely more powerful and cost-effective tool.
Collaborative Learning and Business Processes
Nowhere is collaboration more powerful than when it’s combined with visual tools. Working in groups to build on each other’s thoughts and draw on a varied set of life experiences is one of the simplest ways to develop a holistic, holistic business solution. With an adoption of visual thinking framework, organizations can leverage imagery to communicate both abstract and concrete ideas. You can replace traditional discovery sessions with idea maps, timelines, and diagramming tools, making it easier for everyone to organize their thoughts and exchange information in a way that makes sense.
So, how can you introduce visual thinking into your workplace?
Whether it’s organizational transformation, planning for Sales and Marketing, employee onboarding, or a complete overhaul of customer service, there are ways to integrate visuals into every process of growth.
Because of its graphic representation, mind maps help viewers access information quickly and clearly. For capturing one’s thoughts quickly, a mind map may be the best solution.
This is a great problem-solving tool and a highly effective way to visualize, organize and generate ideas. With Mind Mapping or Concept mapping, you can:
- Use it to deliver your presentations with impact
- Plan your meetings, RFP’s, proposals, briefs, and actions plans
- Organize and consolidate complex information
- Incorporate it into your project management schedule
- Simply for your analysis. Use mind mapping to create your SWOT, PEST, value chain, competitor analysis, or any other business model you need
Sketchnoting, or visual note-taking, is a creative and individual process. There isn’t a right way to create a sketchnote, and the aim of the exercise is the make something recognizable over realistic.
This practice allows individuals and teams to express ideas visually but also aid in the retention of information. A powerful way to capture complex information from meetings, retreats, and seminars and compile the key insights and takeaway points